Obesity and the Microbiome
Jamie Kane, MD
The Learning Process:
Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour.
- Summarize the origin and scope of the microbiome
- Illustrate the complex interaction among the nervous system, digestive system, endocrine system, immune system and microbiota that initiates in the gut
- Evaluate mechanisms by which our microbiome can affect obesity and where potential treatments might lie in the future